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for his willingness to take on this assignment and his wife stacy and the voice for that he can do so. i know the personal sacrifice that goes a public service and i appreciate your own sense of services behind her willingness to on mo to the people the commonwealth a little while longer. it is my honor to present to you the united states senator designate for massachusetts, mo tree and three. [applause] [applause] >> thank you, governor. i'm honored and humbled by your action today and i pledge to you and the people of massachusetts said during interim. i go to work every day with the needs and aspirations of our state citizen and resident's foremost in my mind. i know the people of massachusetts care about jobs, education, affordable high-quality health care network of those at this interest every day, just as you do everyday in your your administration. except this temporary post, confident in knowledge and perspectives i've acquired working with you and lieutenant governor. even the commonwealth should be assured i now go to our nation's capital ever mindful of what matters to the pe
cheapskates and pretty proud of some of the things they've done. this is stacy, a single mom. here's what she had to say. >> hi. i'm stacy barnett from illinois and i am a cheapskate. one of the things i was spending the most money on was beauty products. so i started doing some research online and found not only great cheap products but also products that you can make at home. it saved me so much money. >> stacy has a great story. she worked her way out of i think $165,000 worth of debt. what is she doing right? she did. the important thing about stacy's story is she's finding little incremental ways to save on things that add up over time. do you know if you live close enough to where you work, could washing everyd walk everyday, over the course of your career you'd save half a million dollars during the course of your career and have a great looking pair of legs. >> and before you retire yourself, let's listen to what this family had to say. >> hey, we're jonathan and sherry from jackson, mississippi. >> our retirement plans include being 100% debt free including our house by the age of 40
. his name is stacy campfield and he's a state senator from tennessee. we talked to him about his latest project, a bill which would cut welfare assistance by 30% for households where the children fail to make satisfactory academic progress. we're specifically focused on this penalty of increasing the withdrawal by 30% of the amount of money that's paid in temporary assistance to needy families. what i want to know is how will doing that help these children? >> well, what we're seeing in tennessee and probably across the nation from the e-mails i'm getting is that we have a three-part stool for education. it's one part the schools, one part the teachers, and one part the family. probably the most important part is the family. unfortunate unfortunately, we have some families who don't care if their kids get an education or stay in school. what we're say something if your kid is quitting school, not showing up, showing up at 11:00 in his pajamas, that's not a prepared kid to get an education. we need to do something to motivate these parents to realize how important this education is. unfo
and service. i will close my remarks by recognizing my family in the front row. my wife stacy, my biggest supporter and my everything. our sons, miles and grant, my heart and soul. they are with me today. my family means the world to me. i carry their love and support with me into the service knowing that i will go to washington to do right by them as well. i go in the hope that i can make them proud. i would be amiss if i did not acknowledge one of the greatest influences in my life -- my mother. she is in north carolina right now recuperating from her seven year because the surgery, so she is not with us physically, but she is in my heart. today signifies her. she is a child of the segregated south, a single mother to my sisters and me after my father died when i was a teenager, a woman who did not have the opportunity to attend college. but my mother told me days like today where possible. if you work hard and you treat people with respect, there is very little you cannot achieve in this great nation. these are the lessons that stacy and i try to pass on to our sons today. i want to sa
, and that is fine with me. i think it is just dumb. host: this is a quote from staff sargeant stacy spearsall -- next is nick joining us from peoria, illinois. on the independent line. caller: i have two sons in the military. neither of them are in military or -- infantry our combat units. they said the problem is, women do not have the physical strength. look at the body builders. they have to take steroids. my son in the marines, he is about 6 feet, 4 inches. he says, how is somebody going to carry me out? even in physical training, we do 30 pushups. women do 15. that does not make any sense. host: thank you for the culprit joining the defense secretary -- for the call. to and in the defense secretary was martin dempsey, the joint chiefs of staff. >> as we look at requirements for a spectrum of conflicts, not just counterinsurgency, we really in -- we really need standards that apply across all of those. it is important that if we do say that a standard is too high, the burden is on the service to explain to the secretary why is it that it is. it doesn't have to be that high? with the direc
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